Category: Toys & Accessories

LEGO FUSION

LEGO FUSION: Where Reality meets the Virtual world

LEGO® continues to evolve and innovate. In the beginning, we were addicted to building with the LEGO bricks. Then there were the fun, engaging and stud addicting LEGO video games. And now we bring you a quick look at a new LEGO release: LEGO FUSION. Consisting of four play sets, LEGO Fusion enables kids to play seamlessly between the physical and virtual world through the use of regular LEGO brick building and a mobile app. Additionally, the LEGO FUSION...

TinkerBots

Introducing TinkerBots

Keeping with this week’s impromptu toy theme, I’d like to introduce everyone to TinkerBots—the toy building set with easy-to-add robotics that makes it EXTREMELY EASY to create your own robotic toy. I got a sneak peek at TinkerBots during an NYC event a couple of weeks ago and I was incredibly impressed with how simple it was to get a robot built and moving around without the use of an app to program our newly...

Living Dead Dolls Announce Search for a Crypt

During the 111th Toy Fair, I was introduced to Mezco Toyz Living Dead Dolls. The line is a horror doll line created by Ed Long, Damien Glonek, and Michael “Mez” Markowitz. It was during this year’s Toy Fair that the line earned the Guinness World Record for being the world’s longest continually running series of horror themed collectible dolls. Needless to say, the every dolls is amazingly crafted and have spawned a board game, glasswares, school supplies, vinyl mini-figure,...

Toy Fair 2014 - Tomorrow Queens

International American Toy Fair 2014

Are you a toy fanatic? Or at least know someone who is? Is checking out collectible toys and board games your favorite part of cons? Well then, today I bring you photos straight from the Mecca of all toys: The American International Toy Fair 2014. I spent the day just wandering throughout the halls and seeing what is coming soon from our favorite toy brands like Funko, Bandai, Square Enix, Nintendo, Tokidoki, Kidrobot and more!

SDCC 2013 - Petco Launch Star Wars Line

SDCC 2013: Introducing Petco’s Star Wars Pet Fans collection

San Diego Comic Con had something for everyone this year, including man’s best friend. This year Petco held a “Yappy Hour” where everyone was able to bring their pets for a special Star Wars themed experience. Lots of dogs were on hand donning the newly launched apparel from the newly launched Star Wars Pet Fans collection. Everyone was able to take a special photo with Darth Vader, Chewbacca and others as well as have their...

Loot Crate Logo

SDCC 2013 – Introducing Loot Crate, It’s Comic-con in a box!

  Subscription boxes appear to be all the rage right now. From beauty boxes to children’s clothes, there seems to be a subscription box for pretty much anything. So when I started to see more and more people sharing their love for Loot Crate, a service that was geared towards geek and gaming culture, my interest totally peeked. I was lucky enough to sit down with the company’s founders, Chris Davis and Matt Arevalo, during...

Riddler X MIMOBOT

Hi-diddle-diddle, time for a riddle? – The Riddler X MIMOBOT Contest

I’ve been teasing it all week, and finally the time to reveal this month’s prize is here! One lucky mo’fo will win a limited edition The Riddler X MIMOBOT® 8GB Flash Drive. So, what’s a Riddler X MIMOBOT® 8GB Flash Drive you ask? Based on a classic styling of the elusive querying madman, question marks adorn his questionably classy three-piece suit. Joining a slew of super heroes and fellow villains which include classic and collectible characters like Superman,...

CES 2013: Mimobot USB Flash Drive Giveaway (Closed)

CES 2013: Mimobot USB Flash Drive Giveaway (Closed)

Huge congrats to Jim L. who was selected as our winner for the contest! Many thanks to all who participated and hopefully we’ll be doing some more contests like this one in the future!This contest is now closed.

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Minimal Ghost’s Picks

Minimal Ghost, or Eric to his non-digital acquaintances is a New York native, aspiring developer and journalist interested in all aspects of the industry; when not toiling away on his latest prototype he can be found attempting to make his eyes bleed from prolonged gaming sessions or at the local bar arguing about the practical applications of a light-saber in daily life. » Minimal Ghost shares his picks for this holiday season.

San Diego Comic Con 2012 Lost Footage – Tokidoki Booth Tour

The lost footage just keeps on coming! Today, I dug deep into my archives and found some content that I might have overlooked direct from San Diego Comic Con 2012 (also known as SDCC) but shouldn’t be overlooked during New York Comic Con 2012 this week. It’s something I look forward to each and every year. If you had to ask me what my all time favorite brand is, you’d know it’s Tokidoki. Their anime inspired...

Lego Cuusoo: Castle Crashers

Earlier this year, Minecraft fans and Mojang petitioned Lego through their Cuusoo site for an official Minecraft Lego set.  The very idea spawned huge fanfare and the project was quickly supported and approved launching earlier this month.  Hoping to ride their success, The Behemoth and Cuusoo user Czar submitted a Castle Crashers Lego set based on the hit XBLA/PSN arcade game. “Can you imagine all the knights in the Thieves’ Forest running away on LEGO deers? Maybe they could even include poop...